Law Clerk (OPS)

Job description

Job ID: 44362

Regular/Temporary: Temporary


College of Human Sciences


The College of Human Sciences (CHS) Board of Governors (BoG) is in need of a law clerk to assist in performing research of filed and pending litigation asserting claims around certain matters from which CHS may benefit including, but not limited to, products liability and false and deceptive advertising. The ideal law clerk would be a law student in their second year of study, who is a self-starter and has proven skills in legal research, drafting, and communication. The law clerk would work closely with the BoG in identifying potential outreach opportunities to raise awareness and funding for CHS.

- Targeted research on pending litigation in designated jurisdictions, in collaboration with BoG.
- Prepare case summaries as appropriate for BoG review.
- Assist BoG in communicating with legal counsel for identified cases, regarding CHS and its mission.
- Create schedules for outreach and follow ups.
- Meet as needed with BoG representatives to discuss progress.


Willingness to conduct extensive research, both electronically and otherwise.

Strong knowledge of and experience with Westlaw and/or Lexis research tools and existing access.

Flexible schedule and commitment to regular attendance/updates.

Excellent communication and document management skills.

Applications must include a resume.


Second year law student preferred.

Member of Law Journal or Moot Court preferred.

Summer 2019 presence in Jacksonville, FL area preferred.

Contact Info

Marian Sumner
[email protected]

Anticipated Salary Range

Hourly wage $10 - $12 an hour

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Applications must include a resume.

Affordable Care Act

OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees that meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information, please visit the following website regarding the Affordable Care Act,

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Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.

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Job No:
Posted: 10/29/2018
Application Due: 11/27/2018
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